Originally used by Aristocratic satirists in the 17th century during stringent censorship to describe an act of parliament which was deemed truly unbelievable by free thinking liberalists
Parliament quoted on the housing and sanitary bill have passed the act of nobilty stating that only person's of nobile descent have rights to clean water and council grants. Reported by Gordon Bennet for the Daily Times
by Lauren Byjoves April 20, 2005
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Exclamation of shock or surprise (English slang)
Retainer to the royal family: "I'm sorry your majesty, I had no idea this display of ritual dancing contained full-frontal male nudity..."
Queen: "Gordon Bennett!"
by rand hobart May 30, 2004
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